urban exploration

urban exploration

These Photos of Some of Australia's Coolest Abandoned Buildings Are Sick as Hell

A guy in the Urbex community shares his favorite derelict spots in Melbourne.
Giddy Heine
5.17.18
urban exploration

Photographing These Abandoned Space Shuttles Made Me a Russian Target

How one man broke into a secret facility housing the last of the Soviet Union's experimental space ships.
Julian Morgans
3.9.18
Design

How Urbex Became the Kinfolk of Trespassing

In efforts to put brands into everything, an edgy and illegal exploration becomes just another extreme sport.
Adam Rothstein
3.30.16
Photos

'Quest' Is a Treasure Hunt Through the Guts of Ukraine

Teams advance by entering codes they find (or answers to puzzles they solve) into a web app that then feeds instructions on where and what to do next.
Pete Kiehart
1.26.16
Art

A Flock of Birds Bursts Inside an Abandoned Classroom

Juan Ford treats the Japanese population crisis with an 'Obliteration Room'-style installation.
Beckett Mufson
1.20.16
Film

Russian Daredevils Scale Rio's Giant Christ Statue

On the Roofs climbs Jesus in a new urban exploration adventure.
Beckett Mufson
12.10.15
Culture

Meet the Urban Explorers Who Party in Moscow's Underground Tunnels

Having a cigarette underneath Red Square.
Max Hoppenstedt
8.18.15
Stuff

Looking Around the Headquarters of Australia’s Most Notorious Cult

In 1987, police raided properties owned by the 'The Family' to confirm they'd beaten, starved, and drugged 14 children raised in isolation.
David Allegretti
8.3.15
hinchliffe stadium

A Piece of Negro League History Is Decaying in New Jersey

Paterson's Hinchliffe Stadium lies in ruin, waiting for funding for a restoration.
Patrick Kearns
7.26.15
Art

For Russian Skaters, a Stadium Roof Is a Skatepark

These urban explorers make skate parks wherever they can.
Beckett Mufson
7.6.15
Film

Watch Globetrotting Daredevils Climb the Tallest Building in China

Urban explorers Vitaliy Raskalov and Vadim Makhorov, a.k.a. On the Roofs, return to China to conquer the Shenzen Center.
Beckett Mufson
5.8.15
Film

This Kaleidescopic Film Explores the Sights and Sounds of London's Underground

Filmmaker Huw Penson transforms London's public transit into an abstract short.
Beckett Mufson
3.17.15
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